Fernando Hernández Polanco, a metallurgical engineer, graduated from Universidad Libre of Bogotá in 1980. He traveled to France where he obtained a Diplôme d'études supérieures en sciences physiques, awarded by the Ecole Nationale de Chimie de Paris 1983.
He worked twenty years at Cerro Matoso S.A. Colombia, of the BHP-Billiton group, in the areas of production, maintenance, and technological development.
He has served as an independent consultant and consultant internationally in ferronickel production processes, in several companies such as QNI-Philippines, MCCI Co and PGMC in the Philippines; ASW in the United States; JINDAL Steel and Power in India and Onça Puma of the VALE / SA group in Brazil.
"Afino de metales industriales, refino de ferroníquel". ISBN: 978-958-48-4723-2